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A Simple Model of Anticompetitive Vertical Integration
The result of neutrality of vertical integration for competition postulated by the Chicago School can be supported by a benchmark model with (1) an upstream monopolist, (2) homogeneous goods downstream and (3) observable ...
The Black Box of Mutual Fund Fees
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2004)
This paper re-examines the determinants of mutual fund fees paid by mutual fund shareholders for management costs and other expenses. There are two novelties with respect to previous studies. First, each type of fee is ...
Are Bar Associations Anticompetitive? An Empirical Analysis of Recommended Prices for Legal Services in Spain
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2012)
The European Commission Report on Competition in Professional Services found that recommended prices by professional bodies have a significant negative effect on competition since they may facilitate the coordination of ...